Environment And Nature
Jun 4, 2020

Strong earthquake shakes eastern Indonesia; no casualties

A powerful undersea earthquake has shaken eastern Indonesia, causing panic but no immediate reports of casualties or damage

Epidemic of wipes and masks plague sewers, storm drains
Jun 4, 2020

Epidemic of wipes and masks plague sewers, storm drains

Clogs in sewers and storm water drains are increasing during the pandemic as home-bound Americans are seeking alternatives to bathroom tissue because of occasional shortages, while stepping up efforts to sanitize their dwellings and themselves

Tourist towns balance fear, survival in make-or-break summer
Jun 3, 2020

Tourist towns balance fear, survival in make-or-break summer

As the coronavirus raced across America, the quaint seaside town of Cannon Beach, Oregon, shooed away the tourists it depends on

Tourist towns balance fear, survival in make-or-break summer
Jun 3, 2020

Tourist towns balance fear, survival in make-or-break summer

As the coronavirus raced across America, the quaint seaside town of Cannon Beach, Oregon, shooed away the tourists it depends on

Jun 3, 2020

Dead zone prediction: Larger than average; not near record

Scientists say high rivers and high levels of nitrogen and phosphorus from farm and urban runoff mean a larger than average oxygen-starved “dead zone” is likely this year off the Louisiana coast

Jun 2, 2020

Florida woman discovers alligators fighting by her home

A woman in route to get her morning coffee was jolted awake with pounding on her front door she later discovered to be two alligators fighting in front of her home in Florida

Florida Keys reopen to visitors as Miami-area beaches closed
Jun 2, 2020

Florida Keys reopen to visitors as Miami-area beaches closed

The Florida Keys reopened for visitors Monday after the tourist-dependent island chain was closed for more than two months to prevent spread of the coronavirus

Florida Keys reopen to visitors as Miami-area beaches closed
Jun 2, 2020

Florida Keys reopen to visitors as Miami-area beaches closed

The Florida Keys reopened for visitors Monday after the tourist-dependent island chain was closed for more than two months to prevent spread of the coronavirus

Sobering US nursing home death report as lockdowns ease
Jun 1, 2020

Sobering US nursing home death report as lockdowns ease

Nearly 26,000 nursing home residents in the United States have died from COVID-19, according to a report for the nation’s governors, a number that is partial and likely to go higher

Mass gatherings, erosion of trust upend coronavirus control
Jun 1, 2020

Mass gatherings, erosion of trust upend coronavirus control

Health experts are concerned that protests erupting across the nation and the law enforcement response to them will upend efforts to track and contain the spread of coronavirus just as those efforts were finally getting underway

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